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    Re: What's on your bookshelf?
    From: Chuck Taylor
    Date: 2006 Sep 10, 21:02 -0500

    Apologies to the list for accidentally pushing the
    "Send" button too soon on my previous reply.  I hope
    that the formatting comes out better this time. :-)

    --- dw wrote:

    > I've been curious what references others on the list
    > have on their shelves at home and why. 

    First, "dw", I'd be curious to know your name and
    where you live.

    Second, your question prompted me to take an inventory
    of the navigation books on my own bookshelf.

    As to "why", the best answer I can come up with is
    "Because". :-)

    Here is the list:


    Author         Year Title
    ======       ====
    =====================================
    Ageton         1938 H.O. 211 Dead Reckoning, Altitude and
                      Azimuth Tables, Third Edition
    Bowditch     1874 American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch     1918 American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch     1920 American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch     1926 American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch     1938 American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch     1943 American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch     1958 Tables From American
                      Practical Navigator
    Bowditch     1962 American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch     1966 American Practical Navigator
                      (Vol 1)
    Bowditch     1975 American Practical Navigator
                      (Vol 2)
    Bowditch     1981 American Practical Navigator
                      (Vol 2)
    Bowditch     1981 American Practical Navigator
                      (Vol 2)
    Bowditch     1984 American Practical Navigator
                      (Vol 1)
    Bowditch     1984 American Practical Navigator
                      (Vol 1)
    Bowditch     1995 American Practical Navigator
    Burch         1990 Emergency Navigation
    Burton         1955 Burton's Nautical Tables
    Campbell     1980 Calculator Navigation
    Chambers     1878 Chambers's Seven-Figure
                      Mathematical Tables (1943
                      reprint)
    Chapman         1989 Chapman's Piloting, Seamanship,
                      & Small Boat Handling,
                      59th Edition
    Chauvenet    1887 A Manual of Spherical and Practical
                      Astronomy, Volume 1, Part 1 & Part 2
                      (2004 reprint)
    Cotter         1968 A History of Nautical Astronomy
    Cotter         1969 The Complete Nautical Astronomer
    Cugle         1943 Cugle's Practical Navigation
    Driesonstock 1937 H.O. 208 Navigation Tables for
                      Mariners and Aviators, Fifth Edition
    Dutton         1942 Navigation and Nautical Astronomy
    Dutton         1985 Dutton's Navigation and Piloting,
                      Fourteenth Edition
    HMSO         1970 Admiralty Manual of Navigation, Vol I
    HMSO         1982 Admiralty Manual of Navigation,
                      Vol II
    Hosmer         1926 Navigation, 2nd Edition
    Johnson         1900 Short Tables and Rules for Finding
                      Latitude and Longitude, 2nd Edition
    Kells, Kern,
    and Bland    1942 Spherical Trigonometry
                      with Naval and Military Applications
    Lecky         1942 Wrinkles in Practical Navigation
    Meeus         1998 Astronomical Algorithms
    Miller         1914 Latitude and Longitude: 
                      How to Find Them
    Mixter         1967 Primer of Navigation, Fifth   
                      Edition,1967
    Moody         1980 Navigation Afloat
    Norie         1896 Norie's Navigation
    Norie         1973 Norie's Nautical Tables
    Randier      1977 Marine Navigation Instruments
    Taylor,E.G.R.1957 The Haven Finding Art
    USNHO         1934 Azimuths of the Sun, H.O. No. 71,
                      15th Edition
    USNHO         1940 Azimuths of Celestial Bodies, H.O.
                      No. 120, 7th Edition
    USNHO         1970 H.O. 229 Sight Reduction Tables, Vols
                      2, 3, 4
    USNO    1994-2006 Nautical Almanac
    Vanvaerenbergh
    & Iflund     2003 Line of Position Navigation
    Whitney &
    Wright         1994 Learn to Navigate by the
                      Tutorial System Developed at Harvard

    Best regards,
    Chuck Taylor
    Everett, WA, USA


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